Find your voice

Secondary KLA:
English
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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Find your voice

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

Students learn about, compose and perform slam poetry.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(EN4-1A) responds to and composes texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure

(EN4-3B) uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts

(EN4-4B) makes effective language choices to creatively shape meaning with accuracy, clarity and coherence

(EN4-5C) thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information, ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts

(EN5-3B ) selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning

(EN5-4B) effectively transfers knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts

(EN5-5C) thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts

(EN5-7D) understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACELA1529) Understand how accents, styles of speech and idioms express and create personal and social identities

(ACELY1719) Identify and discuss main ideas, concepts and points of view in spoken texts to evaluate qualities, for example the strength of an argument or the lyrical power of a poetic rendition

(ACELY1721) Analyse and explain the ways text structures and language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose

(ACELY1730) Interpret the stated and implied meanings in spoken texts, and use evidence to support or challenge different perspectives

(ACELY1732) Analyse and evaluate the ways that text structures and language features vary according to the purpose of the text and the ways that referenced sources add authority to a text

(ACELA1551) Understand that roles and relationships are developed and challenged through language and interpersonal skills

(ACELY1742) Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts

(ACELA1564) Understand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people

(ACELT1643) Compare and evaluate how ‘voice’ as a literary device can be used in a range of different types of texts such as poetry to evoke particular emotional responses

(ACELY1750) Identify and explore the purposes and effects of different text structures and language features of spoken texts, and use this knowledge to create purposeful texts that inform, persuade and engage

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Speaking, Public speaking, Poetry
Activities:
Interactives, Listening activity, Oral activity, Practical activity
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Sunday, 18 October 2020

Resource ID: 5bcc7a61-6742-4806-a77c-11f90044c66c